Singer, Charles Oputa, fondly referred to as Charlie Boy, on Wednesday, led a protest in opposition to the Supreme Court docket Judgement on the Imo State Governorship election.
The apex courtroom had in January sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), changing him with Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) within the March 2019 election.
Charlie Boy alongside the protesters beneath the umbrella of the Imo Involved Residents gathered on the Ekwema Sq. in Owerri, the Imo capital, demanding the reversal of the courtroom’s judgement sacking Emeka Ihedioha because the chief of the South-East State.
In accordance with them, the courtroom should reverse the judgment in Imo State which they described as injustice in opposition to the folks.
They insisted they’d proceed the protest till the courtroom critiques the judgement in favour of the PDP.
Operatives of the Division of States Providers (DSS), nevertheless, prevented a conflict between the PDP and APC supporters through the protest.
Whereas reacting to the event, Ihedioha in a tweet on his verified deal with, hailed the protesters, calling on them to not relent till justice is served.
Immediately, involved residents of our State took to the streets but once more to hold on with their demand for justice.
I encourage our folks to proceed to be peaceable and legislation abiding, as we stay agency in our resolve to strengthen our democracy.
Imo Bu Nke Anyi. pic.twitter.com/fEn153Xt7U
— Emeka Ihedioha (@EmekaIhedioha) February 12, 2020
“Immediately, involved residents of our State took to the streets but once more to hold on with their demand for justice,” he tweeted.
“I encourage our folks to proceed to be peaceable and legislation abiding, as we stay agency in our resolve to strengthen our democracy.
“Imo Bu Nke Anyi,” Ihedioha tweeted.